Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Three crewmen airlifted to hospital

Yesterday morning three crew members where airlifted to hospital in Lerwick after an accident offshore.

The men had fallen into the sea from a fast rescue craft from the supply vessel Enea which was on station in the tern field north east of Shetland. The men, two of which walked unaided from the helicopter were taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital for check ups.

The other crewman who was more seriously injured was kept in hospital were his condition is comfortable.

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